Christmas

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Step back in time to Christmas gone by at Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile Museum. Discover the rich history and Irish folk traditions associated with Christmas and the turning of the year, from the Celtic origins of the Christmas holly, to Christmas 1647, when Cromwell outlawed holly, ivy, alcohol and mince pies! Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

A Medieval Christmas 2021

Join Archaedium to welcome in the festive season with the relaxing sounds of Christmas past.

Talk: A Medieval Christmas

A Medieval Christmas: The Christmas Season in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight What was Christmas like in medieval times? The finest Middle English romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight provides fresh insights into the Christmas traditions and customs of former times. Ad Putter, co-editor of the Penguin edition, will introduce the poem and explore the Yuletide setting, with readings from the original poem. Ad Putter is Professor of Medieval English, Co-Director of the Centre for Medieval Studies at the University of Bristol, and Fellow of the British Academy. With Myra Stokes, he is the editor of The Works of the Gawain Poet (Penguin 2014). ​This talk will be in person. There is the option to join online, please see here for an online ticket: www.ticketsource.co.uk/booking/t-dnvelz…...

Holly and Ivy Tour: Christmas at the Medieval Mile

Join our guides in a festive journey through Kilkenny’s Christmases past and discover the many stories that make Christmas what it is in Kilkenny today.

Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre & Self-guided Tour of Ludlow 2021

Book yourself a festive treat, come visit the beautiful Market town of Ludlow for their annual Medieval Christmas Fayre. There will be over 100 stalls at the market selling handmade gifts, seasonal food and drink products, medieval products inside and around the ruins of Ludlow Castle.

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